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If you have a special night planned and you are like most of us, you might be feeling some anxiety about how it will go. You want everything to be perfect and that you will have a great and memorable time.  Perhaps it is a first date, or maybe it is a date where something memorable will occur. Maybe you are going to a special event where there will be people you respect or want to impress. Or maybe it is an anniversary with your love.  Whatever the case, you certainly want to do all you can to make it…

When we fly, we all have the same worries — have I forgotten something? Am I going to be sat in front of a kids who kicks seats? Is the food going to be horrendous? Food while travelling, specifically airline food, has long held a reputation for being sub-par at best. But is this an outdated concept? Is the food on offer getting any better? We’re going to explore the food on offer, by land, sea, and sky, to see what changes are happening with our travel food.  Train food When we think of railway food, we envision a trolley…

Blue whales are the largest animals to ever have lived on Earth. This species of whale can measure up to 100 feet long and weigh up to 190 tons. The best places to see blue whales are often feeding grounds with plentiful supplies of krill. A single whale can consume up to 40 million krill per day, which adds up to around 8,000 pounds of food. From whale-watching opportunities on the Pacific Ocean such as sailing tours San Diego to a North Atlantic marine park, here are the best locations in North America to spot blue whales. San Diego, California…

For some reason, many people’s thoughts turn to booking their summer holiday after Christmas. Maybe they have had enough of the long, cold winter. Or perhaps they feel like they need something to look forward to keep them going throughout January, arguably the most depressing month in the whole year. Most likely though, people think they can grab a great bargain in the New Year sales, which of course you can! However, with so many destinations on offer, as well as varying types of accommodation, how do you decide where to go and most importantly, where to stay? Thankfully, that…

Sadly, waste is unavoidable and without a responsible waste management plan in place, it can negatively impact the world around us. Take Versova beach in India for example, practically used as dumping ground for horrific amounts of waste. Thankfully, after a staggered 85-week operation, the beach was restored back to its former glory. With this in mind, waste clearance firm Skip Hire, take a look at other large-scale clean up operations going on around the world. Seychelles’ outer islands To tackle the environmental problems impacting the marine environment, The Ocean Project Seychelles was founded. According to the project, 8300 million…

Both Reservations.com and HotelReservations.com connect users to a wide variety of vacation rental options. But Reservations.com reviews and offers a comprehensive concierge service through its RCLUB program, giving customers access to in-depth assistance with common and uncommon travel issues. The following article discusses the services of both booking sites, and determines the best option for the needs of the average traveler. If you are planning a trip, you have countless vacation booking sites to choose from for finding the best accommodations and overall vacation packages. Here is a breakdown of two hotel booking sites, Reservations.com and HotelReservations.com. How do they…

Travelling the world is a fantastic experience rife with adventure, excitement and opportunity. And whilst you might think that slumming it in hostels, exploring countless towns and cities and surviving on a minimal budget wouldn’t necessarily add up to weight gain, sadly for many of us the struggle of the backpacker belly is real. So if you’re planning a backpacking trip (or are already on the road), here are some top tips to help you avoid that infamous belly bulge! Drink plenty of water This is good advice for daily life as well as on the road. But when we’re…

Travelers have a huge variety of vacation booking options available online – which is the best resource? The following article discusses the Reservations.com RCLUB program and why it offers the best vacation rental booking solutions. Have you ever counted the number of travel booking sites? Don’t bother, I already have. There are a bazillion travel booking sites. Okay – so maybe not a bazillion (technically that’s neither a number or an accepted word), but there are definitely more than what can be manually calculated by one humble travel blogger without the help of supercomputers. With the abundance of travel sites…

If you’re planning a vacation and want to know how to get the best accommodations at the lowest possible rate, Reservations.com – the newest kid on the online trip planning block – offers exceptional deals from a diverse assortment of hotels and vacation rentals. Whether you’re looking for a hostel, home stay, vacation rental, or resort, Reservations.com has an abundance of low-cost options. No one in their right mind thinks that planning a trip is fun. Oh, sure – the excitement of deciding where to go and what kind of experience you want is definitely thrilling, but getting down in…

It was 25 years ago that I set out on my first adventure, backpacking around South America in 7 months. Flights were rare back then, there were only two flights per week to my destination, it was via three stopovers. It was all I could afford, just the flights and travel insurance alone cost $5000.  There are so many things to adjust to in that first trip. Not simply culture and language. But the tiny things that wipe you out, the time differences, the new tastes of food, when to eat, the isolation of not understanding anything around you. I…